Mar 272014

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You know that there has been some serious basketball-watching going on here over the past few days.  We’ve been chewing our nails (well, at least I have) as we’ve watched our team progress through the last two rounds and are on pins and needles for their game tomorrow night.  Staying glued to the TV anytime the ball is bouncing is pretty much the preferred route to go.

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Of course, before the whole thing started, we filled out our brackets online.  And, much like everyone else, promptly watched them fall to pieces in the first round thanks to a number of upsets.  It’s actually one of my favorite things about the tournament – at this point in the season, and with so much on the line, anything can happen. Continue reading »

Mar 112013

College Basketball #SnackMadness Prep

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For those who read my blog regularly you know that we’re huge University of Kentucky college sports fans.  So this time of year – the college basketball season and the following Tournament – is especially fun for us.  The Cats aren’t exactly lighting up the boards this year (which is not usual for us – the University of Kentucky basketball team is the winningest team in college basketball history) so I’m not even sure that we’ll see them in the tournament.  Of course our fingers are still crossed that they will, but even if they don’t make it, we’ll still be watching the games.

When you have teenagers life can be a little unpredictable.  You never know when they’re going to call and say “Oh, by the way, I’m bringing five friends over to watch the games”.  And if you have teenagers – especially teen boys – you know that filling the pit they call a stomach isn’t easy.  Carrot sticks and pretzels aren’t going to go very far.  Fortunately we have a Walgreens just down the road – literally like a mile – that’s easy to pop into and grab last minute party supplies. Continue reading »